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A History of Everything – Perth Festival

A History of Everything - Perth Festival. Image by Toni Wlkinson

Fourteen billion years, an entire universe and a history of everything since and including the Big Bang, in reverse: This is a positively enormous accomplishment for a stage production. Primary writers Alexander Devriendt and Joeri Smet, in collaboration with the cast and featuring fragments of Sum by David Eagleman, have successfully…

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STC Shatters Box Office Records

STC Shatters Box Office Records

When single tickets went on sale for the second half of Sydney Theatre Company's 2013 season went on sale on Monday last week, people were expecting a busy day at the box office. What they weren't expecting was that the Company's all-time one day box office sales record would be…

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Secret River – Sydney Theatre Company

Secret River – Sydney Theatre Company

The Secret River is a play that will settle into the Australian theatrical canon and remain there for a very long time. Sprawling, profound, and often unsettling, it does as Hamlet insists theatre should do, and holds a mirror up to nature. Adapted by Andrew Bovell from Kate Grenville’s best-selling…

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Mariage Blanc – Absurdly fun

Gig Clarke and Paige Gardiner in Sydney Theatre Company’s Mariage Blanc. Image by Brett Boardman

Sydney Theatre Company’s season closer Mariage Blanc says a lot about sexuality and identity, sometimes subtly, sometimes not so much. The plot is fairly simple – two young sisters have very different sexual awakenings. One lustful and gluttonous craves attention and finds joy in expressing herself sexually, the other, about…

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